In the history of mankind, many republics have risen, have flourished for a less or greater time, and then have fallen because their citizens lost the power of governing themselves and thereby of governing their state. TR

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White House: Israel “Has a Right to Defend Itself”

The White House today stuck the right note as Israel fights back against the rain of missiles emanating from Gaza, suggesting it is the Palestinians who are causing the violence and that Israel is correct to retaliate. White House National Security Council spokesman Ben Rhodes spoke to reporters aboard Air Force One en route to Bangkok, where President Obama will begin a five-day trip to

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Of Course Romney is Right About “Gifts”

I checked this morning to see what planet I’m on. I looked outside, poked around a bit. It seemed enough like planet earth. SO IF I’M ON PLANET EARTH WHY IS IT THAT I AM APPARENTLY SHARING A PLANET WITH REPUBLICAN LEADERS WHO ARE CLEARLY ON MARS??? Martian ingrates is what they are. All of them: Bobby Jindal, Marco Rubio, Chris Christie – Big Mr.

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Obama Embarks on Asia Trip

President Obama this morning departed the White House for Bangkok, Thailand, the first stop on a five-day trip to Asia. Obama will make stops in Burma and Cambodia before returning to Washington Wednesday morning.

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